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Obituary for Larry Noreuil
Larry Lee Noreuil, 74, of Hopedale formerly of Pekin passed away peacefully on Monday, December 31, 2018 at Hopedale Nursing Home. He was born April 30, 1944 in Carlinville to Antone and Jennie Conterio Noreuil. He married Cynthia Francesca Rossi on December 28, 1968 in Hopedale; she survives. He is also survived by his children, Andrew (Lynne) Noreuil, Nicole (John) Scherer, Phillip Noreuil, Christopher (Jamy) Noreuil, Francesca (Fiancée, Richard Morgan) Noreuil; grandchildren, Augustus, Theodore, Benedict, Gwendolyn, Alex, Olivia, Connor, Madilyn, Victoria, Dominic; brother, Stephen (Patricia) Noreuil and sister, Paulette Weghorst. His parents preceded him in death. Larry attended St. Joseph Catholic School in Pekin, Pekin Community High School and Midstate College in Peoria. He was a Real Estate Agent for 40 years, last working for Allen & Associates. He served on the Tazewell County Board for 21 years and was the Pekin Township Supervisor for 26 years. He last worked as the Nursing Home Administrator for Hopedale Medical Complex. Larry was very active in the Democratic Party. While serving as the Pekin Township Supervisor Larry instituted the work fare program to give people a sense of pride while receiving food assistance. He also initiated free meals for families in need including the summer meal program for children out of school and free holiday meals to promote community fellowship. He loved his family very much and will be greatly missed. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pekin and Hopedale. A rosary will be prayed at 4 p.m. on Friday, January 4, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church 303 S. 7th St. Pekin, IL 61554 with visitation following from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at the church with burial following at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Pekin. Father Michael Andrejek and Monsignor Timothy Nolan will officiate. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hopedale Nursing Home or Hopedale Medical Foundation in his name.